27 Jun '16, 7pm

U.S., UK to maintain close ties in fight against #ISIL

U.S., UK to maintain close ties in fight against #ISIL

A British soldier with the Royal Army Medical Corps helps an Iraqi soldier enrolled in the Junior Leaders Course (JLC) prepare a tourniquet during a skills evaluation at Camp Taji, Iraq, earlier this year. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Paul Sale) WASHINGTON (June 24, 2016) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter told his United Kingdom counterpart State Secretary for Defense Michael Fallon that the two nations will always enjoy a special relationship reflected in close defense ties — a bedrock of U.S. security and foreign policy, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters here Friday. “The secretary reaffirmed that those bonds endure after yesterday's vote by the United Kingdom to exit the European Union,” Cook told reporters. Cook also updated reporters on counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant efforts in Syria and Iraq. Cook added that Carter emphasized the United States...

Full article: http://www.centcom.mil/news/news-article/u.s.-uk-to-maint...

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